Show #6227 - Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Contestants

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Liz Greenwood, a graduate student in economics originally from Wyomissing, Pennsylvania

Ray Crosby, a graduate student of Victorian literature originally from Bakersfield, California

Lanny Timan, a business manager from Chicago, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

REMEMBER 2008?
SPORTS BY CHAMPIONS
COLOR PLEASE
THE 2011 FORTUNE 500
STARTS WITH 3 CONSONANTS
EARTHQUAKE!
    $200 26
Drydock called for this "queenly" vessel, the longest-serving ship in Cunard's history
    $200 6
Shane Mosley,
Sonny Liston
    $200 1
The comb of leghorn chickens, including Foghorn
    $200 8
"And like a good neighbor", this co. is there at No. 37, "taking an active stance against texting while driving"
    $200 16
To join together, as with 2 pieces of film or segments of DNA
    $200 21
The Palace Hotel in this U.S. city had to be rebuilt after it was gutted by fire following a 1906 earthquake
    $400 27
To correspond with a Chinese lucky number, the 2008 Summer Olympics opened on this date
    $400 7
Jim Courier,
Maria Sharapova
    $400 2
Cornflowers, & cornflower shirts
    $400 9
Fannie Mae, No. 5, was delisted by the NYSE; this company, No. 20, got "$64 billion in... bailout money"
    $400 17
An album of clippings & photos; a fan may have one dedicated to a celebrity
    $400 22
The center of this Nicaraguan capital was almost completely destroyed in a 1972 earthquake
    $600 28
In December this Illinois governor was national news for his sketchy behavior
    $600 11
Eric Heiden,
Bonnie Blair
    $600 3
Robin Hood's getup, traditionally: Lincoln this
    $600 10
"Bailed out and buffed up", this car co., No. 8, "emerged from bankruptcy with a $20 billion public offering"
    $600 18
It's a piece of wood or stone at the base of a doorway; a bride is sometimes carried over it
    $600 23
The standard scale is logarithmic, so an 8.0 has waves this many times larger than a 7.0
    $800 29
After getting an $85 billion bailout, this insurance giant added to its bad PR when execs went to a swanky resort
    $800 12
Nick Faldo,
Angel Cabrera
    $800 4
NASCAR's "one lap to go" flag
    $800 13
No. 36, this co. got "a $30 billion contract to supply refueling aircraft to the Air Force, beating European rival Airbus"
    $800 19
It's a grant of financial aid awarded to a student for the purpose of attending college
    $800 24
The August 23, 2011 5.8 quake near D.C. really shook up the scientists in Reston, Virginia at the USGS, short for this
    DD: $2,800 30
The World Court prosecutor applied for an arrest warrant against this African country's President Al-Bashir
    $1000 14
Alberto Contador,
Jan Ullrich
    $1000 5
The bottommost color of a primary rainbow--remember the mnemonic
    $1000 15
Checking out at No. 28, "88% of" this wholesaler's "customers renew their annual memberships"
    $1000 20
As a verb, it means to oppose & defeat a plan or effort; as a noun, it's a seat across a boat on which a rower may sit
    $1000 25
Roman emperor Trajan was nearly killed in a 115 A.D. quake in Antioch, now Antakya in this country

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Lanny Ray Liz
$1,400 $2,600 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lanny Ray Liz
$1,200 $4,000 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

WORLD GEOGRAPHY
"OKI" DOKEY
FICTION
CRASHING THE PARTY
WHO'S THE TV BOSS?
(Alex: We'll tell you. You have to give us the name of the actor.)
RANK-LY SPEAKING
    $400 1
James Bay, in Ontario & Quebec, is the southern arm of this larger bay
    $400 6
This emergency requiring first aid may include the victim turning blue
    $400 7
It's the 1902 tale of a trip up the Congo River in search of an ivory trader
    $400 23
In 1945 this political party crashed in a big way, getting banned in Germany
    $400 21
Until recently, Michael Scott, of Pennsylvania
    $400 16
Dr, Regina Benjamin is the current holder of this government job
    $800 2
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a map of Africa on the monitor.) Extending farther north than any other country in Africa, Tunisia is only about a hundred miles from this European island
    $800 12
"Connecting people" is the motto of this giant Finnish telecom company
    $800 8
This American gained fame in 1878 with his novella "Daisy Miller"
    $800 24
Discredited by a failed August coup, it went out of business December 25, 1991 (include the country, please)
    $800 22
Crusty Lou Grant
    $800 17
In economic terms, free enterprise is also known as this enterprise
    $1200 3
Among its political divisions are Powys, Cardiff & Swansea
    $1200 13
KC Masterpiece barbecue sauces are supposed to add this quality to the meat
    $1200 9
The Socs are the rich kids from the west side of Tulsa in this 1967 S.E. Hinton novel
    $1200 25
Split by the slavery issue, it didn't nominate its incumbent, Millard Fillmore, in 1852; it crashed soon after
    $1200 26
No-nonsense police Lt. Anita Van Buren
    $1200 18
Aye aye! I got this style of chair for $99 at Walmart
    DD: $5,200 4
The name of this large port city on Western Europe's Schelde River literally means "at the wharf"
    $1600 14
The father of Hel, he exasperated the other Norse gods enough that they chained him to a rock
    $1600 10
The first book in George R.R. Martin's epic series "A Song of Ice and Fire" became this HBO series in 2011
    $1600 27
Internal rivalry split this hyphenated party into 2 new parties in 1824
    $1600 28
Cranky lawyer Harriet "Harry" Korn
    $1600 19
Job title of the chief law enforcer of the House of Representatives
    $2000 5
Located in a disputed region, India's northernmost state is Jammu & this
    $2000 15
Seen here is this Japanese mushroom
    DD: $1,600 11
"The House of the Dead" is a fictionalized version of this 19th c. Russian's prison experiences
    $2000 30
AKA the States' Rights Democrat Party, this southern splinter group quit whistlin' after Truman beat Dewey
    $2000 29
In the '70s, Charlie Townsend (voice only... Hello, Angels!)
    $2000 20
In the South, this 7-letter word is a title of respect prefixed to the name of distinguished elderly men

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lanny Ray Liz
$6,800 $6,000 $7,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

FOREIGN-BORN INVENTORS
His 1922 New York Times obituary mentions that his patent No. 174,465 "has been called the most valuable patent ever issued"

Final scores:

Lanny Ray Liz
$1,599 $2 $1,599
2-day co-champion: $17,600 2nd place: $2,000 New co-champion: $1,599

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Lanny Ray Liz
$8,400 $14,000 $7,600
10 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
23 R,
6 W
(including 2 DDs)
15 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $30,000

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